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USS Juneau (LPD-10)


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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons





Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Joint Meritorious Unit Award (2)
Second Row - Navy Unit Commendation - Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (3) - Navy Battle "E" Ribbon
Third Row - National Defense Service Medal - Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (1-Op. Sharpe Edge, Liberia, 1- Op. Restore Hope, Somalia) - Vietnam Service Medal (2)
Fourth Row - Southwest Asia Service Medal - Humanitarian Service Medal (1-Boat People) - Coast Guard SOS Medal
Fifth Row - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal - Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) - Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait)


Austin Class Amphibious Transport Dock:
  • Laid down, 23 January 1965, at Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction, Seattle, WA.
  • Launched, 12 February 1966
  • Commissioned USS Juneau (LPD-10), 12 July 1969, CAPT. R. R. Monroe USN, in Command
  • During the Vietnam War USS Juneau participated in the following campaigns:
    Vietnam War Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates Campaign and Dates
    Vietnam Counteroffensive - Phase VII
    23 to 24 August 1970
    11 to 13 October 1970
    31 December 1970 to 2January 1971
    12 to 16 January 1971
    30 January to 3 February 1971
    10 to 16 February 1971
    24 to 27 February 1971
    7 March 1971
    11 to 13 March 1971
    Vietnam Ceasefire
    1 to 18 June 1972
    30 June to 14 July 1972
    23 August to 7 October 1972
    21 to 28 November 1972

  • USS Juneau was assigned to the US Pacific Fleet and is a component of COMNAVSURFPAChome ported at Sasebo, Japan. In July she returned to San Diego for decommissioning
  • Decommissioned, 30 October 2008
  • Towed to Pearl Harbor in November 2008 for storage in the US Navy's Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility, Pearl Harbor, Maintenance Category "B"
  • USS Juneau earned two campaign stars for Vietnam War service
    Specifications:
    Displacement 9,734 t.(lt), 17,326 t.(fl)
    Length 570'
    Beam 100'
    Draft 23 ft.
    Speed 21 kts.
    Complement
    Officers 24
    Enlisted 400
    Troop/Flag Staff Capacity
    Troops 840
    Flag Staff 90
    Boats
    Assault Craft, (well deck capacity) 1 LCU, or 2 LCM-8 or 4 LCM-6,
    Ships boats, 2 LCPL, 1 motor whaleboat
    Armament
    two 25mm MK38 chain guns
    two Phalanx CIWS
    eight 50 cal. machine guns
    Aircraft two CH-46/CH-53 or four UH-1/AH-1, or two AV-8B Harriers
    Propulsion
    two Foster-Wheeler boilers
    two DeLaval steam turbines
    two propellers, 24,000 SHP

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    Juneau 1270k Juneau (LPD-10) underway on builder's trials under the direction of the Lockheed Shipbuilding & Construction Co., Pacific Ocean, 17 June 1969.
    US Navy Photographic Center photo # 1142875.
    DCC(SS/SW) David Johnston, USN
    USS Juneau (LPD-10)
    Juneau 150k USS Juneau (LPD-10) at anchor in Alaskan waters, circa 1980 and location unknown. Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.
    Juneau 278k USS Juneau (LPD-10) passing under the Coronado Bridge at San Diego, CA. in 1986
    US Navy photo
    Jerry Hays
    Juneau 64k USS Juneau (LPD-10) outbound from San Diego, passing Point Loma, sometime after 1987.
    US Navy photo.
     
    Juneau 225k USS Juneau (LPD-10) in Prince William Sound, Valdez, Alaska in the spring of 1989 assisting in the clean up from the Exxon Valdez oil spill. The barge alongside was the decontamination station for the civilian workers Exxon employed for the clean up.
    US Navy photo
     
    Juneau 181k USS Juneau (LPD-10) underway in San Diego harbor, date unknown.
    US Navy photo
     
    Juneau 75k USS Juneau (LPD-10) underway in the summer of 1992 while enroute to Seattle, WA. to take part in the Seattle Sea Fair.
    Photo taken from USS Cape Cod (AD-43).
    Photo by Lee Nolan STGC(SW) USN, Ret.
    Juneau 416k USS Juneau (LPD-10) operates off the coast of Iwo Jima in February 1995, 50 years after the island was invaded by US forces. Mount Surabachi stands prominently in the background. made famous by Joe Rosenthal's historical photograph of U.S Marines raising the flag atop the mountain during one of the bloodiest battles in the Pacific during WW II.
    US Navy photo #1-HR-010315-N-9815L-002
    Ron Reeves
    Juneau 843k USS Juneau (LPD-10) and HMAS Sirius (OR-266) as they conduct a replenishment at sea (RAS), 14 June 2007. Juneau is participating in exercise "Talisman Sabre 07", a U.S. and Australian lead Joint Task Force operation preparing our militaries for crisis action planning and execution of contingency operations. Talisman Sabre is designed to maintain a high level of interoperability between U.S. and Australian forces, demonstrating the U.S. and Australian commitment to our military alliance and regional security.
    US Navy photo # 070614-N-5067K-211 by MC1 Michael D. Kennedy.
    Robert Hurst
    Juneau 77k USS Juneau (LPD-10) underway off the coast of Hawaii, 2 August 1998, while participating in RIMPAC 98.
    US Navy photo # 980802-N-3612M-001 by PH1 James G McCarter.
    Bill Gonyo
    Juneau 38k USS Juneau (LPD-10) at anchor, Oita, Japan, 1999. Shigeru Motosugi
    Essex 95k The Essex Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG) steaming in formation in the South Pacific, 11 March 2002. USS Essex (LHD-2) is followed by USS Juneau (LPD-10), USS Germantown (LSD-42) and USS Fort McHenry (LSD-43).
    US Navy photo # 1-020311-N-9802B-003 from the Navy Newsstand web site.
    Bernard A. Cardali USN, USS LST-308
    Juneau 106k USS Juneau (LPD-10) underway, 22 April 2005, location unknown.
    US Navy photo.
    Robert Hurst
    Juneau 806k USS Juneau (LPD-10) and amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD-49) underway during ship maneuvering drills, 15 February 2008. They are part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group..
    US Navy photo # 080214-N-4010S-086 SEA OF JAPAN (February 15, 2008) by MCC Ty Swartz.
    Robert M. Cieri
    Juneau 2610k USS Juneau (LPD-10) steams into position during an Expeditionary Strike Force (ESF) exercise in the East China Sea, 16 March 2008. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) recently participated in an ESF with the Essex (LHD 2) Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG). The ESF exercise was designed to test the ability of the Strike Groups to plan and conduct multi-task force operations across a broad spectrum of naval disciplines and to refresh skills in completing complex missions that require capabilities that are broader in scope than the individual Strike Groups can provide alone.
    US Navy photo # 080316-N-5484G-093 EAST CHINA SEA (March 16, 2008) by MC3 Joseph Pol Sebastian Gocong.
    Lee Wahler
    Juneau 672k USS Juneau (LPD-10) underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo.
    Ron Reeves
    Juneau 2787k USS Juneau (LPD-10) crew photo, date and location unknown. Ron Reeves
    Juneau 1627k USS Juneau (LPD-10) steams in the Andaman Sea, 23 May 2008. Juneau is part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group, which was standing by in international waters off the coast of Burma in support of Joint Task Force Caring Response a humanitarian assistance operation developed in the wake of Cyclone Nargis.
    US Navy photo # 080523-N-4010S-056 ANDAMAN SEA (May 23, 2008) by MCC Specialist Ty Swartz.
    Robert M. Cieri
    Juneau 721k USS Juneau (LPD-10) returns to her home port at Sasebo, Japan for the last time on 26 June 2008 before her hull swap with the USS Denver (LPD-9) scheduled for July. Juneau has been home ported in Sasebo, since July 1999, when she participated in the Navy's first hull swap with her sister-ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8). After the hull swap with Denver, Juneau is scheduled to sail to San Diego for decommissioning.
    US Navy photo # 080626-N-2970T-070 SASEBO, Japan (June 26, 2008) by MC2 Marvin E. Thompson Jr.
    Lee Wahler
    Juneau 171k USS Juneau (LPD-10) approaches the Coast Guard Station pier in Juneau, Alaska, 26 July 2008, for a four-day visit as part of Alaska's 50th year of statehood celebration. The ship will leave for San Diego where it scheduled to be decommissioned.
    US Navy photo # 080726-N-3483D-001 JUNEAU, Alaska (July 26, 2008) by Wes DeShano.
    Robert M. Cieri
    Juneau 216k USS Juneau (LPD-10) moored at Naval Station San Diego to prepare for decommissioning, August 2008. Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.
    Juneau 172k
    Juneau 285k USS Juneau (LPD-10) Decommissioning Program Ron Reeves

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    For more photos and information about USS Juneau, see;
  • Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships
  • History and Command Operational Reports submitted by USS Juneau (LPD-10)
  • USS Juneau (LPD-10)
  • Navy Fact File - Amphibious Transport Dock - LPD
  • Commanding Officers

  • Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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